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Apricot Sorbet

I made this last year with apricots fresh from my friendís back garden. I was planning on serving it as a dessert, and then at the last minute it occurred to me what a great appetiser it would make. A fresh sprig of mint on the top of each serving finished off the presentation, and I definitely scored hostess points with my pals!
 
 

Ingredients

16 small servings

3 cups water
Just less than 2 cups sugar
Around 10 apricots, halved and with the stones removed
 

Method

  1. Put the water and the sugar into a saucepan and bring to the boil over a medium heat, stirring now and again.
  2. Add the apricots and bring back to the boil, then cover and simmer at a reduced heat for around 10 minutes. Check that the fruit is tender before turning the ring off.
  3. Use a hand blender or regular blender to puree, then pour into a freezer container and stand until completely cool.
  4. Cover and freeze for around two hours.
 

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

2h 20 minutes (mostly freezing time)
 

Notes & Variations on Apricot Sorbet

 
 
 

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